Island County, WA – The Washington State Patrol responded to a two-vehicle, head-on crash on Southwest Camano Drive at Hagen Road around 7:55 p.m. on July 26th, 2020.
According to a press memo from the Washington State Patrol, 45-year old Christian A. Roper of Camano Island, was traveling Southbound on SW Camano Drive at Hagen Road on a 2019 Harley Davidson Motorcycle when he failed to negotiate a curve, lost control of his motorcycle and crossed the centerline into the Northbound Lane where he collided with a 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan. Roper died at the scene as a result of the collision. The driver of the mini van, identified by Troopers as 37-year old Derek Fekkes of Camano Island, was injured but released at the scene.
Troopers say Roper was wearing a Helmet and Fekkes was wearing a seat belt. Both vehicles were totaled and impounded for safe keeping by Dick’s Towing of Stanwood.
The cause of the crash is listed as “Crossing the Centerline.”